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Teen brings gun to junior high school

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POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Poplar Bluff police have a 13-year-old in custody after he brought a gun to school.

Other students told the Poplar Bluff Junior High School resource officer about the gun. That officer was able to secure the gun and take the student into custody.

During an interview the 13-year-old told officers he wanted to use the gun to scare other students.

Investigators have now seized electronic devices from the student as part of their investigation.

Poplar Bluff police say they take threats like this very seriously. Their investigation is ongoing.
 

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